Factors involved in sleep satisfaction in the elderly.

  title={Factors involved in sleep satisfaction in the elderly.},
  author={Iole Zilli and Gianluca Ficca and Piero Salzarulo},
  journal={Sleep medicine},
  volume={10 2},
BACKGROUND In healthy aged subjects, subjective complaints of poor sleep are not as frequent as one would expect from the notable objective age-related sleep impairments. This discrepancy could depend on the sleep characteristics they require to feel satisfied about their sleep, which could be different from younger subjects. In order to verify this hypothesis, our study aims to identify changes in sleep satisfaction predictors as a function of age. METHODS Sleep features, both quantitative… CONTINUE READING